Hermitage L'Ermite, 2006, Michel Chapoutier

Hermitage L'Ermite, 2006, Michel Chapoutier

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Case size: 6 / Bottle size: 750ml

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Hermitage L'Ermite, 2006, Michel Chapoutier
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Critics Score: 98

Publication: Robert Parker, Wine Advocate

Drinking Dates: 2019-2054

There are nearly 1,000 cases of the 2006 Ermitage l'Ermite, another candidate for perfection in a few years. It boasts an inky/ruby/purple color as well as a stunning bouquet reminiscent of a grand cru Musigny from Burgundy. Spring flower, crushed rock, black raspberry, and black currant scents dominate the aromatics of this incredibly pure, full-bodied wine. With laser-like precision and enormous extract and concentration, it comes across as remarkably elegant and fresh with crystal clear focus. A beautiful tour de force from the decomposed granitic soils of this site on the top of the Hermitage mountain, this amazing wine requires a decade of cellaring, and should last for 35 years.

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